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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2010, 11:14:29 AM »
Excellent photos and interesting articles!  I like it ;D.
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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2010, 12:29:27 PM »
I knew this was in the pipeline and I knew that it would be good.  But I didn't expect it to be this good!  I was in seventh heaven to see the cover photograph.  :D :D (I hope this is meant to be the happiest face.)  I'd been lucky enough to see this stunningly beautiful Delphinium at the 2009 Glasgow Show (exhibitor George Young of Stocksfield).  I kept going back to have another look.  And now to see it again in this superb photo of it in the wild (and again inside the magazine) - I can only say Thank You.
And the excitement continued as I scrolled through - more superb photos, interesting articles and good cultivation advice.  When I've time this evening I'm going back to have another, slower read - and can't wait to see the February issue.
A thousand thanks to Maggi, Ian and Zdenek for producing such an excellent new venture.

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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #17 on: January 19, 2010, 12:54:31 PM »
The presentation is professional and stunning.

Well done to Zdenek and  to Maggi and  Ian for the  continuing massive effort they make on behalf of the SRGC.


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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #18 on: January 19, 2010, 01:13:28 PM »
Fantastic new magazine, congratulations to all involved.
Wonderful photos. ;D

One question though, I am wondering why the default size in Adobe reader is set to 177%.
The photos look pixelated until I put it to 100%. Is this just my settings or does this happen to everyone?


 Note from Maggi: Adobe settings are individual... ours opens at 104 %   :-\
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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #19 on: January 19, 2010, 03:44:09 PM »
Magnificent

You have excelled yourselves
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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #20 on: January 19, 2010, 03:46:10 PM »
Such a treat here on a snowy day.  Those alpines are snug as a bug under their own blankets for the most part. Wish we all could have the satisfaction of reproducing those flowers in our own gardens.  Instead this new monthly magazine will give us that thrill!
Congratulations to the team. Great job!
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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #21 on: January 19, 2010, 04:58:39 PM »
I couldn't get it to open, but maybe it is another one of those bandwidth things.  :(
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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #22 on: January 19, 2010, 05:04:12 PM »
Excellent, very good images,Well done to all,

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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #23 on: January 19, 2010, 05:07:43 PM »
Maggi, thanks, I have reset my preferences.  ;D
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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #24 on: January 19, 2010, 05:32:05 PM »
Magnificent, I like it. Thanks
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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2010, 05:33:59 PM »
I couldn't get it to open, but maybe it is another one of those bandwidth things.  :(

That may well be the case, Simon. The magazine file this month is approx 2.25 MB.

That is a size that the Bulb Log is quite often.

It is a juggling act to compress the size to be still attractive but also make it downloadable for a large audience.

File size for a whole journal  would be huge and rather impractical,  Mark.
The paper Journal is deservedly immensely popular and will continue in that format.

 This, the IRG, is something quite other, a complimentary feature, not a rival to the Rock Garden.

Susan,  an Index is something we'll look into, of course.... but there will be no need for a CD... each issue is there for downloading to assemble,  if you wish,a collection of them in your own computer, in the same way as the paper Journal can be retained for future reading.

 I am sure I  can speak for ZZ and Ian when I say how pleased we are that you are giving the IRG such a warm welcome. :)


 
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« Reply #26 on: January 19, 2010, 07:21:40 PM »
Now that I have read it all I realise it's nowt to do with the magazine. It's brilliant!
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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #27 on: January 19, 2010, 07:25:54 PM »
Fantastic.  Congratulations to all involved. 

Susan
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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #28 on: January 19, 2010, 08:26:40 PM »
Such an excellent innovation, hard to find suitable superlatives   :o
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Re: International Rock Gardener New SRGC Site Feature
« Reply #29 on: January 19, 2010, 08:45:12 PM »
Simply great, many thanks for the splendid pictures and articles.
We must be grateful to the iniators. Please keep on the good work.

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